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Dissertations: getting started

girl studyingThe aim of this guide is to prepare you for the task of getting started on your dissertation or major project at Teesside University.

This guide will help you to:                                  

•  Understand the key aspects of preparing for a dissertation or project
•  Think about  an initial topic
•  Recognise the purpose of a literature review
•  Identify issues to consider in your planning

Support materials


Before you begin make sure you are familiar with your school guidelines for writing your project or dissertation.

You may find the material on the LibGuides for  Doing a Literature Search for Your Dissertation or Project useful.

It includes this helpful workbook to assist you with the literature searching for your dissertation preparation: Literature Search Workbook


Further Reading

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